Principal Percussionist Philip Shipley is a Central Ohio native and has performed as a member of the Columbus Symphony (CSO) since 1982. Prior to joining the CSO, Phil toured and performed with various musical groups and Broadway shows throughout the United States and abroad. As a recording artist, he has performed on national television themes as well as commercials. Aside from his Columbus Symphony performances, he is involved in an electronic music project combining hip-hop, Hindu, and Klezmer music. Outside of music, Phil is passionate about restoring Heywood-Wakefield furniture.